Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for MySQL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited MySQL over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

MySQL
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 67 146
Rank change year-on-year -19 +79 -72
Contract jobs citing MySQL 118 119 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.33% 2.73% 1.14%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 13.08% 14.13% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 87 48
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +13.04%
10th Percentile £266 £173 £205
90th Percentile £550 £500 £500
England median daily rate £438 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 - £15.25
10th Percentile £46.25 - £14.58
90th Percentile £48.75 - £15.73
England median hourly rate £26.08 £42.50 £21.85
% change year-on-year -38.63% +94.51% -12.60%

MySQL is in the Databases and Business Intelligence category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills.

All Database and Business Intelligence Skills
West Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for database or business intelligence skills 902 842 1,306
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 17.82% 19.31% 21.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 529 784
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £380 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £262 £275
90th Percentile £538 £525 £525
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 15
West Midlands median hourly rate £21.00 £32.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.38% +58.54% +13.01%
10th Percentile £11.65 £21.18 £11.50
90th Percentile £44.95 £40.18 £32.55
England median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +9.62%

MySQL
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing MySQL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the West Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL in the West Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for MySQL in the West Midlands

MySQL
Contract Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing MySQL within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham -29 25 £400 -9.55% 21
Warwickshire +7 23 £306 +75.00% 8
Shropshire -29 16 £475 +26.67% 4
Staffordshire -4 12 £370 +12.12% 11
Coventry -12 8 £438 +25.00% 5
Solihull 0 6 £350 +30.84% 5
Worcestershire - 4 £394 - 15
Herefordshire -10 3 £325 - 2
Wolverhampton -5 1 £188 -51.61% 2
Dudley - 1 £313 -
MySQL
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing MySQL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for MySQL.

1 56 (47.46%) PHP
2 55 (46.61%) HTML
3 53 (44.92%) CSS
4 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
5 38 (32.20%) Oracle
6 37 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
6 37 (31.36%) HTML5
7 30 (25.42%) CSS3
7 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
8 27 (22.88%) Linux
8 27 (22.88%) PostgreSQL
8 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
9 23 (19.49%) Oracle Database
10 22 (18.64%) SQL
10 22 (18.64%) Python
10 22 (18.64%) RESTful
10 22 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
11 21 (17.80%) Windows
11 21 (17.80%) TDD
12 19 (16.10%) QA
13 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
13 18 (15.25%) MongoDB
13 18 (15.25%) LAMP
13 18 (15.25%) Web Services
14 17 (14.41%) Java
14 17 (14.41%) Selenium
14 17 (14.41%) DevOps
15 16 (13.56%) Ajax
15 16 (13.56%) Node.js
15 16 (13.56%) Scrum

MySQL
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (7.63%) Apache
1 9 (7.63%) Confluence
2 7 (5.93%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (5.93%) Tomcat
3 6 (5.08%) CMS
4 5 (4.24%) JBoss
5 4 (3.39%) IIS
5 4 (3.39%) WordPress
6 3 (2.54%) Drupal
7 2 (1.69%) GlassFish
7 2 (1.69%) Moodle
7 2 (1.69%) nginx
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 2 (1.69%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.85%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.85%) WildFly
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.85%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.85%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 22 (18.64%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
4 4 (3.39%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.69%) GitHub
6 1 (0.85%) Linode
6 1 (0.85%) Office 365
6 1 (0.85%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) DNS
1 4 (3.39%) HTTP
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) Firewall
2 3 (2.54%) SSL
3 2 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (1.69%) iSCSI
3 2 (1.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.85%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) SSH
4 1 (0.85%) VoIP
4 1 (0.85%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (25.42%) SQL Server
2 27 (22.88%) PostgreSQL
3 23 (19.49%) Oracle Database
4 18 (15.25%) MongoDB
5 14 (11.86%) NoSQL
6 12 (10.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (8.47%) Riak
8 8 (6.78%) Redis
9 5 (4.24%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (2.54%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.69%) Couchbase
11 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.85%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.85%) Big Data
12 1 (0.85%) BigQuery
12 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.85%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 18 (15.25%) Git (software)
2 17 (14.41%) Selenium
3 15 (12.71%) JIRA
4 11 (9.32%) Jenkins
5 8 (6.78%) Jasmine
6 7 (5.93%) Subversion
7 6 (5.08%) Bitbucket
8 3 (2.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 3 (2.54%) Bugzilla
8 3 (2.54%) Maven
8 3 (2.54%) Mocha
8 3 (2.54%) WebDriver
9 2 (1.69%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.69%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.85%) CircleCI
10 1 (0.85%) GitLab
10 1 (0.85%) Gradle
10 1 (0.85%) Grunt
10 1 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 4 (3.39%) Automotive
1 4 (3.39%) Marketing
1 4 (3.39%) Persian Language
2 3 (2.54%) Finance
3 2 (1.69%) Banking
3 2 (1.69%) Legal
4 1 (0.85%) Back Office
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
4 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 55 (46.61%) Developer
2 21 (17.80%) PHP Developer
3 14 (11.86%) Architect
4 12 (10.17%) DBA
5 10 (8.47%) Production DBA
6 9 (7.63%) Administrator
7 8 (6.78%) Tester
8 7 (5.93%) PHP Laravel Developer
8 7 (5.93%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (5.08%) Analyst
9 6 (5.08%) Angular Developer
10 5 (4.24%) .NET Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Digital Architect
10 5 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Python Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Senior Developer
10 5 (4.24%) SQL DBA
10 5 (4.24%) Test Analyst
11 4 (3.39%) Digital Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.39%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (46.61%) HTML
2 53 (44.92%) CSS
3 37 (31.36%) HTML5
4 30 (25.42%) CSS3
5 27 (22.88%) AngularJS
6 22 (18.64%) RESTful
7 18 (15.25%) LAMP
7 18 (15.25%) Web Services
8 16 (13.56%) Ajax
8 16 (13.56%) Node.js
9 14 (11.86%) Laravel
9 14 (11.86%) REST
10 12 (10.17%) jQuery
10 12 (10.17%) Spring
11 11 (9.32%) JSON
11 11 (9.32%) SOAP
12 8 (6.78%) .NET
12 8 (6.78%) Django
12 8 (6.78%) Symfony
13 7 (5.93%) React
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (10.17%) Clustering
3 11 (9.32%) User Experience
4 7 (5.93%) Replication
5 3 (2.54%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.69%) Tandem
6 2 (1.69%) Wiki
7 1 (0.85%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.85%) Learning Management System
7 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.85%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 27 (22.88%) Linux
2 21 (17.80%) Windows
3 6 (5.08%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.24%) Unix
5 4 (3.39%) CentOS
6 3 (2.54%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.69%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.36%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.80%) TDD
3 17 (14.41%) DevOps
4 16 (13.56%) Scrum
5 13 (11.02%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (10.17%) Microservices
6 12 (10.17%) Migration
7 11 (9.32%) Configuration Management
7 11 (9.32%) Open Source
7 11 (9.32%) Test Automation
8 10 (8.47%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.63%) High Availability
9 9 (7.63%) Kanban
9 9 (7.63%) MVC
9 9 (7.63%) OWASP
10 8 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (6.78%) Mentoring
10 8 (6.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.93%) Deployment Automation
11 7 (5.93%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 56 (47.46%) PHP
2 43 (36.44%) JavaScript
3 22 (18.64%) Python
3 22 (18.64%) SQL
4 17 (14.41%) Java
5 12 (10.17%) PowerShell
6 10 (8.47%) Ruby
7 8 (6.78%) C#
7 8 (6.78%) Scala
8 7 (5.93%) Shell Script
9 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
9 4 (3.39%) Perl
10 2 (1.69%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.69%) PHP 7
11 1 (0.85%) ES6
11 1 (0.85%) Go
11 1 (0.85%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) ISTQB
1 6 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.85%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) QA
2 6 (5.08%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.85%) GCP
4 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.78%) Docker
2 6 (5.08%) LXC
3 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (2.54%) Squid
5 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.69%) iptables
5 2 (1.69%) NFS
5 2 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (1.69%) Samba
5 2 (1.69%) Varnish
5 2 (1.69%) Xen
6 1 (0.85%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.85%) etcd
6 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (10.17%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (8.47%) Failover Clustering
2 10 (8.47%) Microsoft Clustering
3 9 (7.63%) Puppet
4 6 (5.08%) logstash
5 3 (2.54%) Ansible
5 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
5 3 (2.54%) Nagios
6 2 (1.69%) Capistrano
6 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
6 2 (1.69%) HAProxy
6 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (1.69%) SELinux
6 2 (1.69%) WMI
7 1 (0.85%) Consul
7 1 (0.85%) Kibana
7 1 (0.85%) Salt
7 1 (0.85%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (32.20%) Oracle
2 9 (7.63%) Red Hat
3 8 (6.78%) AppDynamics
4 6 (5.08%) Google
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft
4 6 (5.08%) Zend
5 5 (4.24%) VMware
6 3 (2.54%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.69%) Dynatrace
7 2 (1.69%) HP
7 2 (1.69%) Splunk
7 2 (1.69%) WSO2
8 1 (0.85%) Adobe
8 1 (0.85%) Capita
8 1 (0.85%) Demandware
8 1 (0.85%) hybris
8 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
8 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.85%) Tableau
8 1 (0.85%) WooCommerce